(Oct 8, 2021) DHL, the world’s leading international express service provider, is forging ahead with its Mission 2050: Zero Emissions in Nepal with the purchase of its first pure electric cargo van, BYD T3. A pioneer in green logistics, DHL is piloting the BYD T3 in the Nepalese market with plans to expand the use of e-mobility and green delivery solutions in their operations. 

In Picture (from left to right): Sameer Shrestha, Project & Marketing Manager, Cimex Inc. Pvt. Ltd. | Abinash Prabhakar, Head of Finance, DHL Express Nepal Pvt. Ltd | Upasana Shrestha, Head of Operations, DHL Express Nepal Pvt. Ltd

The pure electric cargo van T3, is equipped with a 50.3 kWh battery capable of running all day on a single charge. BYD T3 has a driving range 310km on a single charge along with 3800 litres of cargo space in the rear capable of carrying loads up to 800kg. DHL has also been using four BYD 8TT battery-electric trucks in the United States since 2020. Likewise, BYD T3 has a track record with DHL in China since 2016. 

Mission 2050: Zero Emissions

‘’DHL Express Nepal is aligned to the Corporate Responsibility Strategy of  Deutsche Post DHL Group which focuses on generating value for business and society with its GoGreen Program. Our Mission 2050 aims at reducing our logistics-related emissions to zero by 2050, precisely why our ESG pillars are becoming increasingly important for our business.

Environment includes all environmental topics.

Social covers social responsibility for employees and society.

Governance includes the elements that make DPDHL Group an entity that acts properly and correctly.

The addition of the E-Vehicle to our fleet marks a milestone in our roadmap towards fulfilling our pledge towards the Environment and the Earth, to bring down the emissions to Zero by 2050,” said, Mr. Abinash Prabhakar, Head of Finance, DHL Express Nepal Pvt. Ltd.

BYD T3 arriving at DHL House, Sinamangal

“Firstly we would like to congratulate DHL for their initiation in adopting Electric Mobility. In line with their Mission 2050: Zero Emission, partnering with DHL is a great opportunity to showcase BYD’s performance and reliability with an industry leader. Our dedication to innovation pairs nicely with DHL’s sustainability commitment.,” said Yamuna Shrestha, Managing Director at Cimex Inc. Pvt. Ltd., BYD’s authorized distributor in Nepal. “We look forward to helping the DHL team achieve their sustainability goals by leveraging BYD’s industry leading zero-emissions technology.”

BYD T3 at DHL House, Sinamangal

In March 2017, Deutsche Post DHL Group, became the first logistics company to commit to a zero-emissions target and it set itself an ambitious goal of reducing its logistics-related emissions to net-zero by 2050. Climate protection and sustainability are particularly important for the future direction of Deutsche Post DHL Group’s business, and a core element of its Strategy 2025.

Employees of DHL Express Nepal Pvt. Ltd.

During the handover Mr. Sameer Shrestha, the Project & Marketing Manager at Cimex Inc. Pvt. Ltd. said, “DHL and BYD jointly aims to bring zero-emission, pollution-free electric technology to various sectors of transportation, and create a powerful example of multinational companies partnering for responsible, sustainable development. The two parties will also jointly promote a greener global logistics and transport system, accelerating the industry’s green and low-carbon development.”

BYD T3 Cargo Space

With excellent quality and outstanding performance, BYD has been highly recognized for its contribution to the broader goal of reducing societies’ carbon footprint and improving ecological environments across the world.

About BYD 

BYD, which stands for Build Your Dreams, is the world’s leading electric vehicle company with proven innovative technology for cars, buses, trucks, forklifts, and rail systems – like SkyRail. BYD is dedicated to creating a truly zero-emission ecosystem offering technology for solar electricity generation, energy storage to save that electricity, and battery-electric vehicles powered by that clean energy. BYD is the only Chinese automobile maker backed by Warren Buffett and has 220,000 employees across the globe. BYD is the Global Sales Champion in Electric Vehicle for four consecutive years from 2015 to 2018. BYD is the World’s Largest Electric Bus manufacturer in the world and has delivered the World’s Largest Electric Bus Fleet in the world. BYD has been helping the community during this unprecedented times and provided masks worldwide by setting up the World’s Largest Face Mask Plant with daily capacity of 5 million face masks. Read More

About Cimex

Cimex successfully managed to get the dealership of world leading electric vehicle maker BYD in Nepal. Being the authorized distributor of BYD in Nepal, Cimex introduced electric vehicle in Nepal with the aim to bring green revolution in automobile sector of Nepal. Electric vehicles in Nepal could be a solution to ever-growing environmental problem and with the electricity generation potential, Cimex Inc aims to capitalize the opportunity and maneuver the country toward green revolution via electric mobility. BYD has been the global sales champion for 4 consecutive years from 2015 to 2018. Cimex offers wide choice of electric vehicle in Nepal ranging from electric SUVs, MPVs, Forklifts, eBus in Nepal. Along with this Cimex also provides electric mobility solution- EV charger, after-sales service, charging infrastructure network. Cimex is also the Largest Charging Station Operator in NepalRead More